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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2014, Vol. 1 Issue 6, Part A
Avian Species of Saraswati Plantation Wildlife Sanctuary and Bir Sonty Reserve Forest in district Kurukshetra, Haryana (India)
Author(s): Ajay Kumar
Abstract: During periodic visits from February, 2008 to Februarys, 2009, Scan sampling method (Altman, 1974) was followed to record avian fauna of Saraswati Plantation Wildlife Sanctuary and Bir Sonty Reserve Forest, Haryana (India). In Saraswati Plantation Wildlife Sanctuary, 17 species of birds, namely, Acridotheres tristis, Corvus splendens, Dendrocitta vagabunda, Turdoides caudatusTurdoides striatus, Phalacrocorax niger, Phalacrocorax carbo, Ardeola grayii, Babulus ibis, Dendrocygna javanica, Anas clypeate, Haliastur indus, Pavo cristatus, Columba livia, Psittacula krameri, Halcyon smyrnensis and Saxicola torquatawhile in Bir Sonty Reserve Forest, 15 species of birds, namely, Acridotheres tristis, Corvus splendens, Dendrocitta vagabunda, Turdoides caudatusTurdoides striatus, Phalacrocorax carbo,  Ardeola grayii, Dendrocygna javanica, Anas clypeate, Haliastur indus, Pavo cristatus,Columba livia, Psittacula krameri, Halcyon smyrnensis and Saxicola torquata were recorded. Order Passeriformes has recorded with maximum percentage of species, i.e, 35% and 40% in Saraswati Plantation Wildlife Sanctuary and Bir Sonty Reserve Forest respectively.
Saraswati Plantation Wildlife Sanctuary and Bir Sonty Reserve Forest in district Kurukshetra, Haryana (India).

Fig. 1: Saraswati Plantation Wildlife Sanctuary and Bir Sonty Reserve Forest in district Kurukshetra, Haryana (India).


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How to cite this article:
Ajay Kumar. Avian Species of Saraswati Plantation Wildlife Sanctuary and Bir Sonty Reserve Forest in district Kurukshetra, Haryana (India). Int J Fauna Biol Stud 2014;1(6):38-41.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies